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NOV 2018

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COATINGSPRO NOVEMBER 2018 67 quality (IAQ ) monitors. is lter attachment allows for a much more accurate zeroing of VOC gas sensors, according to the company. e lter removes all VOCs and other toxic gases, except for CO 2 , from the ambient air, and it allows the instrument to properly measure the zero point for the VOCs gas sensor. Once the lter is removed, the instru- ment will provide a much more accurate VOC reading. For more information, contact: E Instruments International, (215) 750-1212, www.e-inst.com New Silicone, Acrylic Coatings Line for Roofs SOPREMA launched a new silicone and acrylic products line under the ALSAN Coatings brand name, including the ALSAN Coating SIL 402 and the ALSAN Coating AC 401. e SIL 402 is a low-VOC, high-solids, single-com- ponent silicone roof coating o'ering ultraviolet (UV) protection and resis- tance to standing water. Meanwhile, the AC 401 is a plasticizer-free, water- borne, acrylic elastomeric roof coating o'ering properties, including high re"ectivity, "exibility, and resistance to natural weathering. Both coatings can be applied over existing single- ply, modied bitumen, built-up roof (BUR), and metal roong systems and/or approved existing coatings. Designed to prevent asphalt bleed- through, inhibit rust, and promote adhesion, these products are supported by primer options that allow use across numerous roong materials. For more information, contact: SOPREMA, (800) 356-3521, www.soprema.us Specialty Building Products Firm Revamps Website ARDEX Americas, a market leader in the development, manufacturing, and distribution of high-performance specialty building products, announced the launch of its newly revamped website. O'ering intuitive naviga- tion to product information, the new website is also mobile-friendly, and it features engaging images and consol- idated video content. e website is now available in English and Spanish, with French content to be added in the coming months. e revamped site features a clean design, improved functionality, and enhanced content — all designed to better serve the company's customers. ARDEX provides products for all aspects of substrate preparation, "oor covering, tile and stone installation systems, and archi- tectural concrete systems for both commercial and residential applica- tions. For more information, contact: ARDEX Americas, (724) 203-5000, www.ardexamericas.com Resin Advancements in Polyurethane Industrial Coating Valentus Specialty Chemicals and US Coatings announced a new high-solids, fast-drying polyurethane industrial maintenance coating that provides better asset protection thanks to breakthrough resin advancements. Key qualities of the new VSC 1200 system include enhanced lm build, easier application, and improved adhesion; enhanced weathering, gloss, and color retention over standard acrylic-poly- urethanes; applicator-friendly with longer pot life, shorter dry times, and faster curing compared to traditional acrylic coating systems; and a low-VOC, high-solids formula requiring no thinning solvents. e product was developed with Eastman Chemical 's Tetrashield protective resin, with Valentus becoming the rst coatings company to utilize this unique resin technology in an industrial mainte- nance coating. For more information, contact: US Coatings, (314) 205-1500, www.uscoatings.com PPG Highlights Shed, Barn Coatings in New Brochure PPG published a six-page brochure highlighting its family of coatings for sheds, barns, and other portable build- ings. e shed and barn coatings can be used on many structures, including tool storage sheds, barns, log cabins, pergolas, pavilions, carports, and more. e coatings are designed specically to meet unique challenges facing shed and barn manufacturers. Products featured include the PPG AQUACRON 200 semi-transparent color coatings, described as water-borne acrylic urethane enamels designed to protect primed substrates and provide a high-end rustic aesthetic, and the PPG Aquacron 100 solid color coatings. Based on acrylic resin technology, the Aquacron 100 coatings are designed for application to pre-primed boards and wood siding, providing ease of applica- tion with excellent sag resistance. For more information, contact: PPG, (866) 744-8783, www.ppgtruenish.com New Products & Services

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